Fujian Medical University is a university located in Fuzhou, Fujian, China. Fujian Medical University was founded 1937. Through 70 years of development, it's become a provincial educational institution to combine teaching, scientific research, medical treatment, medical prevention and social services. FMU is sanctioned by the Chinese Ministry of Education to recruit students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and other countries. Whose precursor was Fujian provincial Medical Vocational school. The name of the school was changed to Fujian Provincial Medical College in 1939 and was called Fujian Medical College in 1949. In 1969 after it was merged with Fujian Chinese Traditional Medical College and medical department of Overseas Chinese University, Fujian Medical University was founded and moved to Quanzhou, Fujian. It was moved back to Fuzhou in 1978. The name of the school was changed to Fujian Medical College in 1982, and then changed to the present name in April 1996.
There are two campuses belong to the University, which covers about 876,710 square meters. Currently, the University consists of 17 college and departments, 23 undergraduate programm, 22 doctor-degree locations and 59 master-degree locations. It was conferred the right to recruit Taiwan students by itself and the students from foreign countries, Hong Kong and Macao. There are more than 1600 postgraduates, 9300 undergraduates and 8700 vocational students. The school was affirmed as the key constructive university by Fujian Provincial Government and passed through the teaching evaluation of undergraduate education with good achievements in 2003.
There are over 5304 staff members on post, among which there are over 736 teachers on campus. Among the professional teachers, 56% possess the postgraduate degree and 55.2% are on the senior professional posts. There are 60PhD tutors, 469 tutors for master students, four national outstanding specialists, 100 sharing the special subsidy of the state council, three outstanding specialists of Health Ministry and 16 provincial outstanding specialists.
The University has 10 affiliated hospitals, 24 teaching hospitals including 2 clinical colleges and more than 20 professional teaching bases. A flawless net of clinical teaching and practical teaching base has been formed. The University library has collection of 1,430,000 volumes, and with the space of 25600 square meters.
The University has 1 research site of postdoctoral, 65 bases for drug clinical trial of the state, 13 provincial key courses, 8 preferable developer courses of provincial science and technology committee, 6 school key courses, 6 provincial key medical specialties, 5 provincial top medicine-character specialties and 3 provincial key laboratories, which are undertaking huge scientific tasks with remarkable achievements. Since 2001, over 100 items achievements in scientific research have been giver kinds of award. More than 5,500 papers have been published, among which 86 ones are recorded in SCI.45 academic works have been issued as well.
The University has established the cooperative of scientific research and talents training with the universities and medical research institutes from the United States, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Australia and Canada so on. In 5 years, more than 160 groups/700 people from the United States, Japan, etc. Have visited the University giving lectures and the carrying out other academic activities. More than 20 overseas alumni are engaged the posts in colleges, departments and research institutes, 110 experts and alumni are engaged as the guest professors.
The University is keeping the developing way of over-normal order and striding across, in order to run the University as the moderated-running scale, reasonable running composition, high-running level and with actual strength. It will be emphasis on the education of normal subjects to speed the education of postgraduates and long-term system. It will be formed as a provincial key university focusing on medicine, developing science, management and law etc. In proportion The University will turn into the main base of training high-level medical talents, the center of medical scientific research and medical treatment service of both side of the channel. It will reach the general level to the advanced one among the same kinds of universities.